The two students of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye abducted by gunmen at the institution’s satellite campus in Ayetoro, Yewa-North Local Government Area of Ogun State were reported to have regained freedom.
The victims, who were both 300-level students, were identified as Adeyemo Precious, from Department of Forestry, and Oyefule Abiola, Department of Wildlife Management and Agricultural Economics, were said to have been set free by their abductors on Tuesday.
As gathered, the students, both females, were set free by their abductors barely 48 hours after they were kidnapped in Olowu axis of Ayetoro.
Confirming the students’ release, the State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, said that the victims would be reunited with their respective families.
Abiodun commended the Nigerian Police and other security agencies for ensuring the release of the two abducted students in the state.
Also, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, noted that the students, identified as Adeyemo Precious and Oyefule Abiola, returned unhurt.
Oyeyemi assured Nigerians that the victims, who have spent two nights in the custody of their abductors, would be reunited with their families thereafter.
On the issue of ransom, the police spokesman stated that no ransom was paid before the students were released by their abductors in the state.